MedPage Today – March 28
In the sample of over 200 men with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC), the assay was able to detect HPV genotypes in 82.8% of patients using saliva compared with 93.0% with p16 immunostaining of tumor tissue, Christine H. Chung, MD, of Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, and colleagues reported.
Journal of Clinical Pathways – March 27
The session was moderated by Frederick L Locke, MD (Moffitt Cancer Center, Program Co-Leader, Immunology), who treated Jeffrey Backerm MD, FACEP, when he was approved for the ZUMA-1 trial in May 2016. Also part of this discussion was nurse coordinator at Moffitt, Alix Beaupierre, BSN, RN, OCN.
Tampa Bay Business Journal – March 27
President and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center, Dr. Alan List, is being inducted into the 2019 Florida Inventors Hall of Fame for developing new therapeutic strategies for treating blood cancers.
Tampa Bay Newswire – March 27
University of South Florida alumna Joanna Fowler, whose pioneering work in molecular imaging was recognized with a National Medal of Science, and Moffitt Cancer Center CEO and President Alan List are among eight diverse and transformative inventors announced as the 2019 inductees of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.
St. Pete Catalyst – March 26
Alan List, CEO and president of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa, and Hedy Lamarr, a movie star whose invention helped enable WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth, are among the eight new inductees in the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.
Eurekalert – March 26
Alan List, CEO and president of H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa selected for his dedication to understanding cancer biology and developing novel therapeutic strategies for treating hematologic malignancies such as myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and acute myelocytic leukemia (AML). List is an NAI Fellow and holds six U.S. patents.
The ASCO Post – March 25
Daratumamab appears to be the “gift that keeps on giving” to the myeloma community. “It seems we can add daratumumab to almost anything and make the regimen better. It’s got good activity and a good safety profile,” said Kenneth Shain, MD, PhD, Director of the Myeloma Working Group at Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, who commented on the benefit observed by adding the monoclonal antibody to doublets and triplets in trials described at the 2018 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting & Exposition.
Melanoma Research Alliance – March 2019
During this recurrence, Jacqueline consulted a plastic surgeon in New York City. She recalls the encounter vividly, “He told me, ‘If you were my daughter, I would take you to Moffitt Cancer Center, so that’s where I suggest you go and if you are ever offered a clinical trial, promise me that you’ll take it.
Wired – March 25
When Robert Gatenby heard this history of the diamondback moth in 2008, he immediately latched onto it. Gatenby is not a farmer nor an agronomist nor a fan of cruciferous vegetables—in fact, he deeply loathes Brussels sprouts. He is a radiologist by training and heads the radiology department at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. But unlike your typical doctor, he is also obsessed with the evolutionary principles put forth more than 150 years ago by Charles Darwin.
Forbes – March 24
Dr. List: Certainly value-based care is something that [Moffitt has] been leading in nationally, in the oncology space. We do one thing – cancer research and cancer care – and at least on the care delivery outside of clinical trials, we wanted to be at the table with the insurers when all of this began.
Bay News 9 – March 23
It’s called Spring Swing and it's the final event of the season. Moffitt Cancer Center will be offering the free screenings from 10:30-1 p.m. when the Toronto Blue Jays take on the Canada Junior Team at Dunedin Stadium.
ASCO Post – March 23
Frederick L. Locke, MD, of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, discusses recent approvals of chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapies in leukemia and lymphoma, and how clinicians are using infrastructure, navigation, and early referrals to maximize response and minimize toxicity.
WFTS – March 24
One of the things we'll be go doing in the festival is a free health fair. We have Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa General Hospital, Metro Inclusive Health doing free testing so you can get your free test, cancer screenings. We have around 40 different vendors just in the health area.
OncLive – March 22
At the meeting, Iman Imanirad, a medical oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center, discussed these trials in depth and their impact on patients with refractory metastatic CRC.
Medscape – March 22
Also sharing the stage at the NCCN meeting, Frederick Locke, MD, a hematologist-oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida, and one of a team that uses CAR T-cell therapy, beamed: "We're glad you are here with us."
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